Emilio Abad Vidal

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Degree in Geography and History at Santiago de Compostela University, specializing in Applied Geography (1990) and Prehistory and Archaeology (1993). Since 1997, he has been working as a technician of geographical information systems (GIS) at the Galician Supercomputing Centre (CESGA).
From CESGA I participated in more than thirty projects related to the handling and management of geographic information in very different fields; among which, the application of the GIS to the Cultural Heritage and in particular to the archaeological one, was shaped in projects like IDEpatri, Estrimnides or Djehuty.

 

Enrique Alcorta Irastorza

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Biscayan archaeologist born in Bilbao. He graduated from the University of Deusto in 1982, and obtained his doctorate in 1997 at the USC with the thesis “Common Roman Kitchen and Tableware by Lucus Augusti”.
He worked on his extensive career at Iron Age sites such as Poblado de la Hoya (Laguardia, Álava) and the Roman site of Forua (Gernika, Bizkaia). He also has archaeological projects in the provinces of Ourense and Lugo. He is a member of Larouco Group. Secretary of Aquae Querquennae Foundation. Partner of the archaeological company Groma, S.C. Traballos arqueolóxicos and Moenia. Archaeology and Heritage.
Nowadays, he handles the Archaeology and History Department at the Provincial Museum of Lugo.

 

Nieves Amado Rolán

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Professional archaeologist. Graduate in Geography and History from the USC and postgraduate with a master’s degree in Techniques of Integrated Management of Cultural Heritage, a branch of Archaeology (USC_CSIC_Xunta).
She collaborated at the Provincial Archaeological Museum in Ourense, the Archaeology Section of the Pilgrimage Museum in Santiago and the old “Laboratory of archaeology and cultural forms” of the CSIC, nowadays Incipit.
As far as her professional archaeological activity concern, she carried out all kinds of works as project manager, co-director or technician. She also worked in the fields of historical documentation applied to cultural heritage and in the field of tangible and intangible ethnography.
In recent years she has been collaborating in cultural projects developed in the Monterrei Region, linked to citizen associations, for the research, dissemination, promotion and defense of heritage.

 

Roberto Bartolomé Abraira

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Roberto Bartolomé Abraira (researcher at USC) graduated from the same university. He is the director of Engobe Arqueoloxía and has a long experience in archaeological interventions in Lugo. His curriculum also includes interventions as a technical team in other provinces such as the excavation in the Reza Vella site in Ourense. He coordinated the International Pottery Conferences held in Lugo and has a wide research production in this field.

 

Juan Carlos Castro Carrera

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Degree in Geography and History at USC, specializing in Prehistory and Archaeology, later completing the doctorate program “The prehistoric societies of the Northwest of the Iberian Peninsula” at the same university. He is the director of Anta da Moura S.L. He has a long career in the professional world, where he writes, directs and coordinates many projects in the field of cultural heritage, related to excavation and conservation, rehabilitation, enhancement, museumization, dissemination, planning and management.

The direction and coordination of different archaeological interventions at the Roman site of O Areal in Vigo and the excavation and rehabilitation of different Neolithic burial mounds in the Morrazo stand out.

 

Natalia Cortón Noya

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Diploma in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Property in the specialty of Archaeology (2007) and Bachelor of Fine Arts (2004), obtained the Diploma of Advanced Studies in Prehistory and Archaeology in 2010 at the UNED.
She has a long experience in which stand out her interventions in sites such as the Dolmen of Dombate (Cabana de Bergantiños, A Coruña), the cave engravings of Peña Fadiel (Lucillo de Somoza, León), the Roman Theatre of Cartagena or the Archaeological Park of El Molinete (Cartagena, Murcia), as well as the conservation-restoration works of materials belonging to the funds of the Provincial Archaeological Museum of Ourense.
Within his research production, we can stand out several articles about interventions in highly sensitive heritage such as “Non-invasive recording technologies for the study and conservation of prehistoric rock art: The Dolmen of Dombate”.

 

Adrián Folgueira Castro

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Degree in History from the USC, with a focus on archaeology, prehistory and ancient history. He has a solid experience as an archaeological technician in several companies since 2009.
He is currently studying the “Master in Methods and Techniques of Historical, Artistic and Geographical Research” given by the UNED.

 

Juan Galiña Lorenzo

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With training as a senior technician in Forest Management and Natural Resources. He graduated in Geography and History at the UVigo in 2019, doing archaeological practices in Castro de Armea, Castro de Astariz and Castro de Santome (Ourense). Nowadays, he is studying the MA in Archaeology and Antiquity Sciences (University of Vigo/University of Santiago).

 

Silvia González Soutelo

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Doctor’s degree in History (specializing in Roman Archaeology) at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and graduated in Archaeology at the University of Barcelona (UB). She has been a pre-doctoral researcher of the Xunta de Galicia and FPU (with stays in Paris and Rome) and post-doctoral Juan de la Cierva of the MICINN at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB), attached to various R & D projects MICINN and as a member of the International Group of Excellence (SGR 1087 2009), with stays at the universities of Oxford, Aix-en-Provence or Lisbon, among others, participating in international and national archaeological projects.
Interim Professor of Ancient History and Archaeology at the Universidade de Vigo (2011-2015), linked to GEAAT, where she created the archaeometry project ‘Marmora Galicia’; she coordinated, together with Professor F. Pérez Losada, the project on the site of Currás (Tomiño); and was a member of the European project H2020 “Crosscult”. Her training in applied research was completed with a contract of the program Torres Quevedo (MINECO) in the field of the ancient thermal heritage. She is a postdoctoral researcher hired by Tomás y Valiente of the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid within the international center MIAS (Madrid Institute for Advanced Studies) associated with the Casa de Velázquez.
Her main lines of research focus on the study of Roman architecture and the exploitation of natural resources in Roman times (hydraulic systems and the use and exploitation of mineral-medicinal waters) and marble materials in the northwest of the peninsula from ancient times to medieval times.

 

María Jesús Iglesias Darriba

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She graduated in Geography and History, specializing in Ancient History and Prehistory and Archaeology, at the University of Santiago de Compostela.
Since 1998, she has worked as an archaeologist in different administrations (Lugo City Council, Xunta de Galicia and Pontevedra County Council) and with the private companies ADRO Arqueolóxica and ARES arqueoloxía e xestión do patrimonio cultural, directing many archaeological interventions, especially in Pontevedra and Vigo.

 

Aaron Lackinger

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GEAAT researcher at the University of Vigo. His work practical and experimental, revolves around the axes of archaeological research and diffusion through the use of the techniques of experimental archaeology of metallurgy.
His scientific production revolves around the same themes, with several articles in collective publications between 2011-2017.

 

Emmanuelle Meunier

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Archaeologist with a doctorate in Classic Era Sciences from the University of Toulouse 2 Jean Jaurès (2018). Her main research topic is the mining from protohistory to the Roman period and its evolution throughout these periods, for the techniques and the socio-economic context of the activity. Her doctoral research terrain was the Arize Massif (Ariège, northern Pyrenees) where there are silver copper mines exploited between the 4th century BC and the beginning of the 1st century AD.

Since 2010, she has also devoted himself to the study of ancient tin mining in the Iberian Northwest, the subject of his Master’s degree defended in Toulouse 2 Jean Jaurès. He is now on a postdoctoral contract in the IberianTin research project (Univ. Nova de Lisboa; head Elin Figueiredo), focused on the study of the vestiges of old tin mining.

 

Lucía Rodríguez Álvarez

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Graduated in Geography and History from the University of Vigo. 2015-2019. Extracurricular practice in the project “Intervención arqueolóxica, documentación e dinamización cultural do Castelo de Formigueiro (Amoeiro, Ourense).
In 2019, she was as research staff in the project “Heritage and environmental recovery of Castro das Laxes das Chás/Castelo de Lobarzán”.
At the moment, she is studying the Inter-university Master of Archaeology and Antiquity Sciences in Uvigo/USC and got the grant of the Department of History, Art and Geography in the academic year 2019-2020 for the line of research “Integral study of the ceramics of the site of Castelo das Laxes das Chás/Lobarzán (Oimbra, Monterrei, Ourense)”.

 

Celso Rodríguez Cao

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Graduated in History and Geography, he studied specialized in Prehistory and Archaeology. He won the award ‘Best Ethnographic Research’ Prize by the Local Government of Ourense in the first edition of this prize (2003) and is a member of the Group of Studies on Archaeology, Antiquity and Territory at Vigo University. Among his several archaeological field works, we can stand out the Roman bridge in Ourense, the Roman walls in Lugo and all the excavations carried out in As Burgas.

 

Elin Maria Soares de Figueiredo

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She has a PhD in Conservation Sciences (2010, UNL, Lisbon, Portugal), Postgraduate studies in Prehistory and Archaeology (2006, FL-UL, Lisbon, Portugal), 5 years of degree in conservation and restoration (2004, FCT-UNL, Caparica, Portugal).
Researcher at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, her area of research is in ancient metallurgy, archaeology, experimental archaeology and conservation sciences. The most recent work focuses on the study of copper-based metallurgy of Portuguese Chalcolithic, Bronze Age and Iron Age archaeological sites and the long-term corrosion of copper alloys as well as bronze.